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cnbc.com - Michael Wayland - Convertibles drive into the sunset as automakers invest in electric vehicles
Convertibles drive into the sunset as automakers invest in electric vehicles
CNBC

Convertibles – once a sign of open-air freedom and summer adventures – are increasingly fading away as companies shift to EVs and SUVs. Sales of traditional drop-tops such as the Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang as well as roadsters…

al.com - Dennis Pillion | dpillion@al.com - Electric vehicles are coming. Is Alabama ready?
Electric vehicles are coming. Is Alabama ready?
al

For the better part of the last decade, Alabama has been turning itself into a place where electric cars are made. Now the state just needs to become a place where more electric vehicles are driven. The number of electric cars in Alabama is…

ksl.com - Carter Williams, KSL.com - Utah's electric vehicle growth is a 'hot topic.' Here's how agencies are coordinating its future
Utah's electric vehicle growth is a 'hot topic.' Here's how agencies are coordinating its future
KSL.com

Estimated read time: 7-8 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Jay Fox figures he was one of the first people to own an electric vehicle in New Jersey when he purchased a Nissan Leaf in 2010. However, making the switch to electric wasn't exactly a smooth…

postandcourier.com - Tony Bartelme tbartelme@postandcourier.com - Renting an electric car in Norway has pros and cons
Renting an electric car in Norway has pros and cons
Post and Courier

Oil-rich Norway, oddly, is the world's leader in electric car adoption. Last year, nearly 9 out of 10 vehicles sold in this Nordic country of 5.5 million people were electric or plug-in hybrids. Norway plans to phase out sales of new fossil fuel…

skift.com - Rashaad Jorden - Road Tripping in an Electric Car and Other Top Stories This Week
Road Tripping in an Electric Car and Other Top Stories This Week
Travel News, Airline News and Hotel News by Skift

In Skift's top stories this week, Senior Engineering Manager Mike Linden documents what he learned about electric cars from a summer road trip, JetBlue plans more international flights, and Google makes searching train routes in Europe easier. What…

forbes.com - Q.ai - Powering a Personal Wealth Movement - Growth Sector: Electric Vehicles Sales And The New Electric Economy Have Arrived
Growth Sector: Electric Vehicles Sales And The New Electric Economy Have Arrived
Forbes

Electric vehicles are gaining popularity and market share. In Q2 2022, EV sales accounted for 5.6% of the total auto market (up from 2.7% in Q2 of 2021). Clean energy and improved performance are driving people to make the switch to electric.

gulfnews.com - Gulf News Report - Too many electric cars charging at night? Power grid may be overloaded
Too many electric cars charging at night? Power grid may be overloaded
Gulf News

If most drivers continue to charge their vehicles mostly at home overnight, the increase in electric car ownership could put a pressure on the power systems. By 2035, it's predicted that 50% of drivers would be using electric vehicles. This makes…

ft.com - Federica Cocco - Corporate America increasingly concerned over Taiwan risks
Corporate America increasingly concerned over Taiwan risks
Financial Times

Technology is the sector most concerned, the semiconductor industry raising the loudest alarm Executives at publicly traded US companies are becoming increasingly worried about the spectre of a further escalation of tensions over Taiwan, a major…

startribune.com - Jennifer Bjorhus - Minnesota's transition to electric vehicles is long and bumpy
Minnesota's transition to electric vehicles is long and bumpy
Star Tribune

With transportation the country's top source of greenhouse gases, policymakers and scientists say electrifying what people drive is crucial to heading off climate disaster — particularly the cars, SUVs and pickups that pump out the majority…

forbes.com - Alex Knapp - More Lithium Mining, Wells Running Dry In California And EV Charging Infrastructure
More Lithium Mining, Wells Running Dry In California And EV Charging Infrastructure
Forbes

This week's Current Climate, which every Saturday brings you the latest news about the business of sustainability. Sign up to get it in your inbox every week. This past week we held the inaugural Forbes Sustainability Leaders Summit, where we…

npr.org - John Otis - In Chile's desert lie vast reserves of lithium - key for electric car batteries
In Chile's desert lie vast reserves of lithium - key for electric car batteries
NPR.org

ATACAMA DESERT, Chile — In the middle of the desert in northern Chile, massive pools of Caribbean blue water sit next to what appear to be snowdrifts. The pools are filled with salty groundwater that contains lithium. It's a key component in…

drive.com.au - General Motors to supply Hertz North America with 175,000 electric cars
General Motors to supply Hertz North America with 175,000 electric cars
Drive

Rental car giant Hertz has partnered with General Motors to receive 175,000 electric cars in North America across the next five years – setting a target for zero-emissions vehicles to make up a quarter of its fleet by 2024. US rental car…

livemint.com - Ford puts focus on electric-vehicles market with management changes
Ford puts focus on electric-vehicles market with management changes
mint

1 min read. 24 Sep 2022 sabela ojea, The Wall Street Journal Listen to this article Ford Motor Co. on Thursday named Doug Field as its chief advanced product development and technology officer, and expanded Financial Chief John Lawler's role to…

cnbc.com - Trevor Laurence Jockims - How the airline industry plans to wean itself off one billion tons of carbon emissions
How the airline industry plans to wean itself off one billion tons of carbon emissions
CNBC

The airline industry likes to point out that it is responsible for 'just' 2% of CO2 emissions globally. But as the auto industry is transformed rapidly by electric vehicles, aviation's share will grow, especially if projections for air travel to…

engadget.com - Richard Lawler - Tesla reveals Supercharger network it says will cover the US in two years; Model S fills up for free, always
Tesla reveals Supercharger network it says will cover the US in two years; Model S fills up for free, always
Engadget

TESLA MOTORS LAUNCHES REVOLUTIONARY SUPERCHARGER ENABLING CONVENIENT LONG DISTANCE DRIVING DRIVE THE MODEL S ELECTRIC CAR ANYWHERE IN THE COUNTRY ON PURE SUNLIGHT FOR FREE Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) today unveiled its highly anticipated…

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